Arbor Day CelebrationMarch 6, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
Join the City of Memphis, Overton Park Conservancy, Memphis City Beautiful, and the Memphis Tree Board for a celebration of Arbor Day in Overton Park. Memphis will be presented with a Tree City USA award, and the Conservancy’s urban forestry fellows will present early findings from their research in the Old Forest. Memphis City Beautiful will be giving away 300+ tree saplings to the public for planting, including eastern redbud, flowering dogwood, and buttonbush. After the ceremony, stick around and help us plant some trees around East Parkway Pavilion. Program begins at noon with tree planting at 12:45.